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Fast, Free, and Fabulous

This fountain is a short walk from the cruise port and close to other architectural gems such as... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
A Beautiful Sight

I never thought I would visit such a wonderful place and have this experience. Clear waters rushed... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
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Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Fountana di orione no water weeds everywhere dont both tossing a coin.very disappointed looked dirty and that no one bothers with it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank woebetide
Reviewed November 16, 2018

This fountain is a short walk from the cruise port and close to other architectural gems such as the Duomo de Messina and clock tower. It is beautiful to look at and perfect if you have kids, as there is a gate around it. Its...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

I never thought I would visit such a wonderful place and have this experience. Clear waters rushed from the fountain but what I noticed besides the great work of art were the birds that sat upon it that only made it more natural and lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Lovely fountain in the center of the city right near the square. Super photo op and a chance to see some Siciliarn carvings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Interesting to see such detail and history in a fountain located on the main piazza in Messina. Right next door to Duomo del Messina and Clock Tower.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy C
Reviewed June 20, 2018

There is so much detail in the fountain. Located right outside an historic church. If you are in the area, stop by the see them both.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geralyn V
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Did you arrive at the Bell Tower too early? Take a walk around this gorgeous fountain while you are awaiting the tower show. Very nice!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kathie D
Reviewed November 27, 2017

The monumental fountain, situated at the Piazza Duomo, was designed by Fra Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli in the 16th century. With the help of the student Martino Montanini, he built a pyramidal fountain dedicated to Orione, the mythical founder of the city, that was considered to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 23, 2017

..it will be impossible to miss it as it sit in the beautiful square in from of the clock tower and the Duomo... one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque fountains..

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This was on my list of things to see and the taxi driver took us there. It was a lovely fountain to see.

Date of experience: October 2017
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